unified threat management


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unified threat management

A stand-alone appliance or software that combines several security functions. Unified threat management (UTM) includes a firewall, antivirus, spam and content filtering as well as intrusion detection. See firewall, antivirus, antispam and IDS.


A UTM Appliance
UTM appliances such as this Sophos XG 750 can also replace the router in many instances. Providing 140 Gbps of throughput and optical support, it interacts with the Sophos antivirus software in the users' machines (see Sophos). (Image courtesy of Sophos Ltd., www.sophos.com)
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(2)Gartner Total Cost of Ownership for Unified Threat Management, 2012, http://bit.ly/14JSdbJ
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Companies eligible for the promotion Internet Security vendors such as Unified Threat Management (UTM), Managed Service Providers (MSP), Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP) and Software as a Service (SaaS) providers as well as providers of private label / OEM services to Value Added Resellers (VARs), Information Technology Providers, Anti Virus and Anti Spam service providers, Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), telecom, carriers, and ISPs.
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